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1 Title:   W.P.A. worker notes  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   United States. Work Projects Administration. Georgia  
  Dates:   after 1932  
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The collection consists of handwritten and typewritten notes concerning Native Americans living in Georgia. Notes, compiled by W.P.A. workers, are undated, and concern Native American customs, government, migrations, treaties, and warfare.
 
  Identifier:   ms178  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Charles Spalding address regarding Creek Indians typescript  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Spalding, Charles Harris, 1808-1887  
  Dates:   circa 1900, 1918  
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A bound typescript of The Indian difficulties of Georgia, an address delivered by Charles Spalding before the Georgia Historical Society in Savannah, Georgia, on March 30, 1844. Spalding defends Georgia in relation to its treatment of the Creek Indians. The present copy is of an unknown original, although two accompanying documents shed light on the origins.
 
  Identifier:   ms1420  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   The Friend: a Religious and Literary Journal index to Indian articles  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   none  
  Dates:   circa 1846  
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One volume manuscript (undated), given the cover title Indian index to Philadelphia Friends. Vol. 1-19 inclusive. Special index for Cherokees. The volume indexes by page and volume number those articles which pertain to Indians, the Cherokees, the Removal, and other matters pertinent to Georgia during the decades immediately preceding the Civil War.
 
  Identifier:   ms1423  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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4 Title:   Reverend John Newton diaries  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, John, 1732-1790  
  Dates:   1781-1826  
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The collection consists of two diaries of Reverend John Newton containing entries dating 1781-1790. Newton writes about locations of silver, gold, copper and lead mines; hunting, farming, and family health; and includes some information on Newton's services as a physician and a minister, first in the Carolinas and then in northeast Georgia. The collection also contains loose material relating to Newton's estate and medical accounts and remedies recorded by Dr. Moses Newton.
 
  Identifier:   ms2022  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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5 Title:   Norborne B. Powell letter to John Forsyth  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Powell, Norborne B.  
  Dates:   1832 March 22  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Liberty, Talbot County, Georgia, "The Honorable John Forsyth," signed "Norborne B. Powell," regarding the slowness of Federal mail service in Georgia, a report that Mr. Longstreet of Augusta, Georgia will form a line of stages westward, and the Indian problems in Georgia.
 
  Identifier:   ms385  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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6 Title:   Henry Gaither papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Gaither, Henry  
  Dates:   1792-1838  
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The collection consists of papers relating to Lt. Colonel Henry Gaither, 1792-1838. Mainly pertaining to Gaither's administration of Fort Wilkinson (Georgia), the collection includes hospital rolls, orders, receipts, and correspondence. Documents contain information on supply matters, trading, medical care, military discipline, and other official matters. Correspondents include Howell Cobb, Hugh McCall, Benjamin Hawkins, Archibald Lee, the merchants Habersham and Company, and Ferdinand Phinizy. The collection also includes miscellaneous materials relating to Fort Fidius and Fort Adams.
 
  Identifier:   ms1333  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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7 Title:   Cherokee Indian site photographs  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   circa 1930-1939  
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The collection consists of photographs depicting various Cherokee Indian sites in Tennessee and Georgia. Sites include Brainerd Mission Cemetery, Etowah Mounds, Spring Place, and Talking Rock.
 
  Identifier:   ms1431  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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8 Title:   Creek Indian manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Unknown  
  Dates:   after 1797  
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The collection consists of manuscripts of and relating to Creek Indians in the disputed boundaries of Georgia. Depositions include William Cavanah of Montgomery County, Georgia, dated January 28, 1798, Jefferson County, Georgia, regarding the Cavanah's plantation; and Brigadier-General David Blackshear of the Georgia Militia, dated September 29, 1813, for protection of the Indian frontier and erection of three forts. Also included is a letter from Samuel Jackson to Jack F. Cock, dated November 8, 1813, ordering Cock's company of Georgia Militia to proceed to Smith's fort for protection of the frontier; a declaration signed by Little Prince and twenty-eight Creek town chiefs of Broken Arrow, Creek Nation, dated August 24, 1826, regarding laws; declaration signed by Chilly McIntosh and nine others, dated August 28, 1826, disputing the laws cited by Little Prince under which General William McIntosh had been executed and his property confiscated; and a statement of the prisoners (all women) brought in from Thomas County, Georgia, dated September 28, 1836, signed by J.A. Chambers, regarding attacks on the Chattahoochee River, the capture of Eneah Mathla, and the escape of a party of Uchus. The collection also includes a list of thirty-five African slaves captured by the Seminole Indians in Southern Florida and redeemed by order of General Thomas S. Jesup. The list includes name, age, height, sex, name of captor, place and date of capture, personal description, and owner's name. On the reverse is an order signed by General Jesup for payment to their captors of $20.00 for each slave on the list.
 
  Identifier:   ms332  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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9 Title:   Ebenezer Newton diary  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Newton, Ebenezer, 1790-1859  
  Dates:   1818, 1966, 1969  
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The collection consists of the diary of Ebenezer Newton, from October-November 1818. Newton gives an account of a trip made from Athens, Georgia to Shelbyville, Tennessee. Diary entries describe the countryside, various accommodations along the way, religious observations, and people Newton met or visited with. The collection also includes Ebenezer Newton's 1818 diary, an article from Georgia Historical Quarterly.
 
  Identifier:   ms515  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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10 Title:   James Oglethorpe letter to Sir John Philipps  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Oglethorpe, James Edward, 1696-1785  
  Dates:   1734 January 16  
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The collection consists of one letter: dated Isles of Wight, January 16, 1734, Sir [John Philipps], signed James Oglethorpe. Oglethorpe describes the settling of the Salzburgers in Georgia, and tells of bringing Tomochichi, an Indian chief, and an Indian child the chief claims as his heir, back to England.
 
  Identifier:   ms952  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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11 Title:   Charles Cotton Harrold papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harrold, Charles Cotton, 1878-1948  
  Dates:   1888-1936  
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The collection consists of papers of Charles Cotton Harrold from 1888-1936. The papers include photographs, printed material, a scrapbook, clippings, and correspondence pertaining to Indian Mounds and archeology in Georgia. The photographs, in three volumes with indexes, document archeological excavations by the Lamar Group (1934) and the Macon Group (1934). The scrapbook, also indexed, contains manuscript entries on archeological discoveries or excavations in Georgia as well as maps, correspondence, and printed material laid in the volume. The collection also contains photographs of the University of Georgia (1896-1898).
 
  Identifier:   ms139  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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12 Title:   James Wright answer to the Lords of the Committee for Trade  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wright, James, Sir, 1716-1785  
  Dates:   1762 February 15  
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The collection consists of a twenty-nine page folio containing Georgia Colonial Governor Sir James Wright's answers to questions posed by the Lords of the Committee for Trade of Great Britain's Privy Council dated Savannah, Georgia, February 15, 1762. Divided into 17 sections, the document contains information on Georgia's geography, boundaries, location of rivers and towns, as well as French or Spanish settlements; trade with Great Britain; imported goods of British manufacture; trade with foreign countries; produce of Georgia; population and growth in the colony; the militia; forts and defenses; trade, treaties, population, and location of the Creek, Chickasaw, Choctaws, and Cherokee Indians; duties; civil officers including name, title of office, pay, and when appointed; and the court system.
 
  Identifier:   ms1039  
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13 Title:   John Fontaine papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fontaine, John, 1790-1866  
  Dates:   1820-1931  
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The collection consists of business correspondence, receipts, and invoices pertaining to Stewart & Fontaine, commission merchants in Columbus, Georgia. There are a few letters from 1836 relating to Fontaine's service as the mayor of Columbus and the problems they are having with the Native People.
 
  Identifier:   ms2014  
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14 Title:   Thomas Lumsden papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Lumsden, Thomas Newton, 1925-2014  
  Dates:   1830-2007  
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Collection consists of research done by Dr. Thomas Lumsden. Dr. Lumsden's research focuses on genealogy, railroads, mills, and Sautee-Nacoochee Valley in White County, Georgia. Notable items include extensive genealogy files, research and blueprints on the Morse Brothers Lumber Company, and photographs of late 19th and early 20th century gold mines and lumber mills.
 
  Identifier:   ms4204  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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15 Title:   W.P.A. Georgia Writers Project  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Georgia Writers' Project  
  Dates:   1930s-1940s  
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The collection consists of a portion of the material given to the University of Georgia by the Georgia branch of the W.P.A. upon its termination in 1941. Most of the material in the collection was gathered from areas within the University of Georgia Libraries Special Collections Department, such as the Georgia Room vertical file and the Manuscripts Department. As one of the main purposes of the project was to preserve historical data relating to Georgia, the papers consist of transcribed legal documents, summaries of newspaper stories, personal interviews, and accounts of social and cultural events. The topics are extremely diverse, and represent only a sampling of the subjects covered by the project. The two main sections of the collection are the city and county files. Prominent in this area are several subheadings devoted to cultural concerns. These include sections covering Atlanta theater, arts, and a well documented section covering opera performances presented in Atlanta from 1866 through 1940. The county files document the establishment of each county in Georgia and include historic events and/or points of interest. Also included are a group of interviews with ex-slaves from around the state and two folders of general folklore relating to slavery. Another section of note includes colonial legal records (wills, deeds, receipts, etc.), but the records do extend into the mid 1800s. These records include transcriptions of Georgia House Journals, Executive Council Minutes, Governor's correspondence, Military affairs, Indian treaties, Indian depredation records, etc.
 
  Identifier:   ms1500  
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16 Title:   William Harden family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harden family  
  Dates:   1826-1936  
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The collection consists of correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, clippings, as well as speeches and writings of William Harden. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence to William Harden or Judge Edward J. Harden. Included are a series of letters from George Michael Troup to Dr. W.C. Daniels writing from Milledgeville, Georgia and Washington, D.C. discussing state rights, Georgia land surveys, public education, tariffs, the nullification issue, and Indian affairs.
 
  Identifier:   ms2349  
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17 Title:   Charles Colcock Jones, Jr. literary and historical manuscripts  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Jones, Charles C. (Charles Colcock), 1831-1893  
  Dates:   1867-1889  
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The collection consists of the bound manuscript volumes written by Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., noted Georgia historian and literary figure. Several of the volumes are extra illustrated by Jones. These writings form much of the corpus of Jones' published works and are, for the most part, the author's own final manuscript copies, although there are some corrections and annotations.
 
  Identifier:   ms1066  
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18 Title:   Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Perceval, John, Earl, 1683-1748  
  Dates:   1732-1745  
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The collection consists of contemporary hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters. The collection also includes the journals and letters from 1736-1745 of William Stephens, secretary and later president of the Colony.
 
  Identifier:   ms746  
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19 Title:   William Harden family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Harden, William, 1844-1936  
  Dates:   1826-1936  
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The collection consists of the papers of William Harden and the Harden family of Savannah, Georgia from 1826-1936. The papers include correspondence, legal documents, genealogical materials, clippings, as well as speeches and writings of William Harden. The bulk of the collection (1844-1936) consists of correspondence to William Harden or Judge Edward J. Harden. Letters to William Harden pertain to Georgia history and family genealogy as well as letters documenting Harden's duties as Secretary of the Sons of the Revolution (Savannah, Ga.) and as Librarian for the Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, Ga.). Correspondence to Judge Edward Jenkins Harden discusses Georgia politics and law cases. Notable correspondents include Joseph Henry Lumpkin, Charles Colcock Jones, Jr., and Caroline Miller. Also includes correspondence of other family members including John Maxwell Harden, Edward T. Harden, and Ann Harden Morse. Of particular interest, are a series of letters (1826-1857, with gaps) from George Michael Troup to Dr. W.C. Daniels of Savannah (Ga.). Writing from Milledgeville (Ga.) and Washington (D.C.), Troup's letters discuss Georgia and U.S. politics, state rights, Georgia land surveys, public education, tariffs, the nullification issue, and Indian affairs.
 
  Identifier:   ms878  
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20 Title:   Transcripts of the Earl of Egmont papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America  
  Dates:   1732-1743  
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Note The collection consists of transcripts created by E. Merton Coulter from contemporary, hand-written copies of letters and documents from 1732-1745 relating to the Trustees for Establishing the Colony of Georgia in America. The correspondence includes letters between officials and settlers in the Colony and the Trustees. Major correspondees include James Oglethorpe, Thomas Causton, Samuel Eveleigh, Thomas Christie, Elisha Dobree, John Wesley and Trustees Benjamin Martryn and Harman Verelst. The letters provide comprehensive information regarding the settlement of Georgia, especially in Savannah and Frederica; Indian trading and relations; activities of the French and Spanish; the question of slavery; Salzburger and Moravian settlers; and religious matters.
 
  Identifier:   ms1786  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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